Etor (or otor) is a traditional yam puree from Ghana (or sometimes plantain puree) It is enriched with palm oil. Otor is always served along with hard-boiled eggs on the side. Eggs have a great importance in the Ghanaian culture.
- 4 yams
- 2 onions, thinly sliced
- 4 tablespoons roasted peanuts
- 4 tablespoons palm oil
- 4 hard boiled eggs, cut in half
- 1 avocado (ripe)
- Peel and cook the yams in salted water.
- Drain the yams and crush it with a masher.
- Add the palm oil in a pan and heat.
- Saute the onions until golden brown (caramelized).
- Pour ¾ of the onion back and heat palm oil into the yam puree and mix to obtain a homogeneous mixture.
- Garnish with peanuts, remaining onion, hard-boiled eggs and avocado.
- Serve warm